[csw-maintainers] Inconsistency on package database

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Sun Feb 26 21:56:37 CET 2012

Excerpts from Maciej Bliziński's message of Sun Feb 26 15:45:55 -0500 2012:

> We talked a little bit about it on IRC, and the rough conclusion was
> that the web host could have an own db with a minimal schema. This
> schema would be optimized for the web page serving, with potential
> denormalizations allowing to achieve better website performance.
> The integration from the buildfarm db to the web db could be done
> over REST, allowing easy schema changes to the buildfarm db, or even
> a change to a different database engine in the future.

I like this very much.  We can define a new schema to meet our modern
needs.  It needs to allow for the ideas of catalogs and bundles.

Keeping it only loosely coupled to the buildfarm is a net win, I

Ben Walton
Systems Programmer - CHASS
University of Toronto
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